Showing posts from December, 2023

Nikki Haley is Right

" Government doesn't need to tell you how to live your life. They don't need to tell you what you can and can't do. They don't need to be a part of your life. They need to make sure that you have freedom.”- Nikki Haley The Civil War was about freedom.  Nikki Haley was absolutely right about that.  She only got one thing wrong.  It was about the freedom of black people not to be owned by white people, not the freedom of white people to own black people. Apparently, to people like Nikki Haley, freedom and slavery were not inconsistent.  Just as long as the right people were free and the right people were slaves. Freedom.  Well, that's what she called it.


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One Court in the Whole Country

 Apparently, the Colorado Supreme Court (and not all of them either) is the only judicial body in the entire United States willing to read the plain text of the Constitution and apply it; all of the rest of our courts consisting either in corrupt Republican judges or of others so afraid of right wing violence that they won't follow a simply written section of the Constitution. And here it is, from the 14th amendment: " No person shall be a Senator or Representative in Congress, or elector of President and Vice-President, or hold any office, civil or military, under the United States, or under any State, who, having previously taken an oath, as a member of Congress, or as an officer of the United States, or as a member of any State legislature, or as an executive or judicial officer of any State, to support the Constitution of the United States, shall have engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the same, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof." There is no co